Today’s Headlines

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  • Berkeley moves to get police out of traffic enforcement (Berkeleyside, SF Chronicle, NY Times)
  • New USPS truck design should be imitated (Curbed)
  • More on federal bill to create e-bikes incentives (The Verge)
  • Santa Cruz transit officials want vaccine priority for their drivers (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
  • Richmond wants to open a homeless RV site at mostly-empty Hilltop Mall (SF Chronicle)
  • Tiger Woods, driving too fast on a steep, curvy road, had a serious crash; Locals call for safety improvements (LA Times)
  • More on Berkeley’s ending single-family zoning (Sierra Club, Mercury News)
  • Mapping Black history puts racism on the map (Next City)
  • The strange and troubled history of pedestrian malls (Governing)
  • Report: Poorly timed red lights delay drivers (But why use timing to speed cars when it could, say, make biking safer?) (Smart Cities Dive)
  • Outcry over CA DA Association’s misspending state funds meant for prosecuting environmental violations (The Appeal)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • State auditor says CARB overstates climate benefits of its incentive programs (CalMatters)
  • People like commuting. So much so, they will fake commute (KRQE)
  • Berkeley City Council moves to end single family zoning (Fox)
  • Zoning for affordable housing isn’t enough to create it (CalMatters)
  • To cut driving, remove free parking (Journalists Resource)
  • LA Metro could launch free fare pilot next year (Urbanize)
  • Much new and useful housing data is coming out of the pandemic (Urban Wire)
  • New USPS mail truck unveiled – very cute, but it’s no bicycle (Jalopnik)
  • Utility customers are alarmingly behind on bills (San Diego Union Tribune)
  • Federal judge rules that California can enforce its net neutrality laws (AP)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • Huge benefits to everyone if we made it safe for more people walk, bike, e-bike, and scoot (Planetizen)
  • Payments for low-income residents approved, to be signed today by Gov Newsom (SF Chronicle)
  • Housing policy on California’s legislative agenda (Terner Center)
  • Capitol Corridor train plans schedule changes for spring, but not yet back to pre-pandemic service
  • Report: Why California’s electricity prices are high (SF Chronicle)
  • CA law requires diversity on corporate boards, but new hires are still mostly white (SF Chronicle)
  • Affluent people are grabbing up L.A.’s vaccine access codes meant for low-income and people of color (LA Times)
  • Berkeley to consider sweeping police reforms (and eliminating single family zoning) (SF Chronicle)
  • UC Berkeley survey finds Inland Empire residents favor requiring masks, no inside dining to fight COVID (Daily Bulletin)
  • What happens when corporations play a role in developing street map apps (CityLab)

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